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Lost 'Epic of Gilgamesh' verse depicts cacophonous abode of gods

A serendipitous deal between a history museum and a smuggler has provided new insight into one of the most famous stories ever told: "The Epic of Gilgamesh."<p>The new finding, a clay tablet, reveals a previously unknown "chapter" of the epic poem from ancient Mesopotamia. This new section brings both …

Ancient Iron Age town unearthed in one of the largest British archaeological discoveries

SWNSExperts believe they have unearthed one of Britain's biggest pre-historic settlements<p>Archaeologists believe that the "very exciting" discovery …

Archaeology

Some of the ancient (sometimes bizarre) ways humans once wore makeup

Men and women have been wearing makeup since, basically, the beginning of time. Using different ways to ornament the body is an age-old way to …

Before Islamic State: The Getty acquires earliest photos ever taken of ancient Palmyra

In recent weeks, the world has watched helplessly as members of Islamic State have laid waste to millennia-old temples at the ancient ruins site of Palmyra in Syria. All of this makes a cache of early photographs acquired by the Getty Research Institute (GRI) that much more valuable.<p>On Thursday, …

Ancient Greek grave 'for Alexander the Great's friend Hephaestion'

Opulent underground monument in northern Greece was for Hephaestion, closest friend and general of Alexander the Great, archaeologist claims<p>An opulent underground monument in northern Greece that caused a stir when excavated last year may have been a symbolic grave - but not the final resting place …

Egypt's lost Queen Nefertiti may lie concealed in King Tut's tomb

CAIRO(Reuters) - High-resolution scans suggest the tomb of Ancient Egypt's boy-king Tutankhamun contains passages to two hidden chambers, including what one British archaeologist believes is the last resting place of Queen Nefertiti.<p>If proven, the discovery would be the most significant this …

Women in Leadership: The Only Thing That Matters is What the Bible Says

When it comes to the issue of women in leadership, I often hear that the only thing that matters is what the Bible says. I completely agree.<p><b>What does the Bible say about women in leadership?</b><p>To answer this question, people usually jump to the passages that they read as limiting the roles of women. …

£1,000 for a micro-pig. Chinese lab sells genetically modified pets

Animal welfare at risk, claims RSPCA<p>Tiny pigs, created by genetic editing techniques pioneered at a Chinese science centre, are to be sold as pets in the near future. The prospect has triggered a heated dispute between scientists and concern from animal welfare groups.<p>Some say the creation of pet …

Amazing Omelet Muffins

If you find yourself in a rush and often need to grab breakfast on the go or just want to save time, these amazing omelet muffins are the best way to …

Breakfast

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Spicy Pepper Chicken

10 Ways to Up Your Chicken Wings Game<p>Give your chicken wings a twist with harissa sauce, miso maple, chili lime, tikka masala or apricot preserves. …

Recipes

Blackened Chicken Tenders

Looking at my frequent contributor, Holly Clegg’s recipe for <b>Blackened Chicken Tenders from her</b> <b>Gulf Coast Favorites</b> <b>cookbook</b>, I have to laugh. My …

Cooking

Chef Marcus Samuelsson's Harlem-Approved Fried Chicken

"Ripping fried chicken and dipping it in a really great hot sauce makes me think, okay, I’m home."<p><i>What's in your refrigerator at any given time says a lot about you. In this series, GQ reached out to famous chefs with a deceptively simple, if revealing, question: What do you cook when you're by</i> …

Recipes

Ancient Romans had no need for dentists, because of one food they didn’t eat

Modern dental hygiene would have been quite unnecessary for ancient Romans living in Pompeii, as research has revealed that they had impressively healthy teeth.<p>Scientists appointed by the Archaeological Superintendence of Pompeii have used CAT scans to examine 30 Pompeii inhabitants who were …

Ancient History

Six lesser-known wonders of the ancient world

While many historical landmarks attract millions of travellers every year, these ancient sites lie off the typical tourist trail.<p>When it comes to ancient wonders, there’s more to explore than Petra, Angkor Wat and the Coliseum. So to uncover a few structures that aren’t typically on the tourist …

Archaeology

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Ancient Roman barracks unearthed at Gonio Fortress in west Georgia

Archaeological excavations are coming to an end at a historical castle in western Georgia that earlier revealed some ancient treasures.<p>Roman barracks …

Archaeology

Backyard Barbecued Chicken with Homemade BBQ Sauce

This kid-friendly dish is about as simple as it gets, my friends. If you don't have the time to prepare the homemade barbecue sauce, simply make sure to buy a quality bottled sauce. This recipe is from "Emeril at the Grill" by Emeril Lagasse.

Everything Is Made Of Waves; Also, Particles

Everything in the universe has both particle and wave nature, at the same time.They’re really just different language describing the same mathematical object.

26 Quick and Easy Dinners Ready in 15 Minutes or Less

We’ve all been there: You’re home late from work, bordering on hangry—if you don't have a meal in less than 20 minutes, you might go into Hulk mode. …

Ancient Greek palace unearthed near Sparta dates back to 17th century BC

Archaeologists discover palace with archaic inscriptions built during the Mycenaean period<p>Archaeologists in Greece have discovered the ruins of an ancient palace with important archaic inscriptions dating back to the Mycenaean age, the culture ministry said Tuesday.<p>The palace, likely built around …

Ancient History

How to Stop Being Jealous in Relationships

<b>Jealously in relationships is a totally normal occurrence.</b><p>But when we can't figure out why it's happening or communicate in a healthy way, we often get in our own way.<p><b>I was talking to my client Karen recently who was experiencing jealousy in her relationship with her boyfriend Andy.</b><p>Karen and Andy …

The 8 Golden Rules of Parenting

Until the birth of our fourth baby, Martha and I really thought we knew everything it took to be good parents. After all, we were already raising …

Parenting

Is Your New Love Really Over Their Ex?

Dating someone new can be scary in many ways, especially if you really start to develop feelings. Chances are, if you have only been together for a few weeks (or even a few months) there are lots of behaviors, feelings and reactions to things you haven't seen yet. The longer you stay together, the …

10 Steps To A Lasting, Loving Relationship

<i>By Dr. Lynda Klau</i><p>How many of us have learned how to build loving relationships? Where did we learn? At home? At school? There is an art and science to building strong relationships. These are indispensable tips, written with romantic relationships in mind, but with a little modification you can …

4 tricks for getting rid of your nerves and appearing more confident in a job interview

Body language experts say the trick is to distract your mind and focus on things that <i>don't</i> make you nervous.<p>Here are four tricks for doing just that:<p>One simple way to quell feelings of nervousness is to momentarily transport yourself to a time in which you felt self-assured and at ease. You can do …

6 Things Every Independent Woman Should Know Before Falling In Love

To be an independent woman is to trust yourself. It is to believe that your life is about fulfilling your individual potential. And while that can and often does include a happy, loving partnership, independent women do one thing -- one crucial thing -- differently: they put themselves first in a …

High-protein breakfasts help teens manage weight

Eating breakfast may do more than give kids an academic edge in the classroom. A new study suggests that eating the morning meal – one that's high in protein – can help overweight teens lose body fat, reduce hunger and eat fewer calories during the day.<p>We've known for years that people who are …

15 Ancient Ruins You'll Regret Not Visiting In Your Lifetime

If you are going to go on a vacation simply to recharge your batteries, then a nice weekend in the country, say within a 100 mile radius of your home …